Fiji Time: 4:29 AM on Friday 27 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Lucas on Reds No.10

Aap
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

GOLD COAST - Stand-in flyhalf Ben Lucas is licking his lips at the prospect of an extended run in Queensland's No.10 jersey.

So often the Reds' backline Mr Fix-it, Lucas has the opportunity to play out the remainder of the campaign at five-eighth following the season-ending shoulder injury to Quade Cooper.

Lucas spent most of his junior days playing five-eighth before becoming a utility option for the Reds.

He took over from Cooper following his injury in the controversial 30-27 loss.

"I've played it my whole life, so anytime I do have to go back to 10 things come pretty naturally," Lucas said.

His selection means "subtle" changes for the Reds style of play but confident he's got the ability to deliver in Cooper's absence.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61990.6009
JPY 53.088950.0889
GBP 0.32320.3152
EUR 0.42670.4147
NZD 0.71310.6801
AUD 0.66410.6391
USD 0.47810.4611

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 26th May 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. 7s fans disappointed
  2. Sea ordeal leaves scars, brothers swim for 14 hours
  3. Of course it sells!
  4. Fijians celebrate win
  5. Cracked beam leads to one-lane traffic
  6. 'No special treatment for police'
  7. Driver charged in connection with fatal accident
  8. Villages escape flooding
  9. Ministry probes death
  10. PM: Violence against women unjustifiable

Top Stories this Week

  1. A costly 'blunder' Saturday (21 May)
  2. Son crushed to death, parents seek answers Tuesday (24 May)
  3. Ryan gutted Tuesday (24 May)
  4. Hayne, Ryan miss out Wednesday (25 May)
  5. Hayne's Rio barrier Monday (23 May)
  6. 7s taboo Friday (20 May)
  7. Senior citizen's alleged murder angers police Saturday (21 May)
  8. Ryan eyes Olympics gold Saturday (21 May)
  9. Family, friends bid farewell to navy officer Sunday (22 May)
  10. Life of sacrifice Sunday (22 May)